Title

Prospect of More Denaturalizations Worries Immigrant Advocates

Document Type

News Article

Publication Date

1-21-2018

Abstract

[quote] Amanda Frost, a law professor American University Washington College of Law writing for the website, said through "much of the 20th century" government could end someone's citizenship, either native-born or naturalized citizens, for a variety of reasons.

"Between 1907 and 1922, women who married foreign men automatically lost their citizenship, and the government could also denationalize U.S. citizens for voting in foreign elections or deserting from the armed forces. Naturalized citizens were at even greater risk," Frost wrote.

Source Publication

Voice of America News

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